Seeds Of Hope: Mental Health In Our Communities
The mental health crisis in New Hampshire and across the country continues to affect those we know and love. Join Dr. Thema Bryant -- President of the American Psychological Association, professor, podcast host, author, and minister -- as she discusses mental health in our workplaces, schools, and beyond. The event will begin with a light reception with hors d'oeuvres at 11:30 am. The keynote address and moderated Q&A will begin at noon.
This event requires advanced registration and the purchase of a ticket.
This program is part of the Center for Ethics in Society "Contemporary Issues Series" and is being co-hosted with the Psychology Department.
Location: Jean Student Center, Melucci Theater
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Light reception with hors d’oeuvres
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Keynote address and Q&A
Thema S. Bryant, PhD, is the 2023 President of the American Psychological Association. Additionally, she is a tenured professor of psychology in the Graduate School of Education and Psychology at Pepperdine University, where she directs the Culture and Trauma Research Laboratory. Her clinical and research interests center on interpersonal trauma and the societal trauma of oppression. She has raised public awareness regarding mental health by extending the reach of psychology beyond the academy and private therapy office through community programming, organizational consultation, popular books, and media engagement. Bryant—known popularly as Dr. Thema—is host of “Homecoming,” a mental health podcast. She is author of the book Homecoming: Overcome Fear and Trauma to Reclaim Your Whole Authentic Self and co-author of The Antiracism Handbook: Practical Tools to Shift Your Mindset & Uproot Racism in Your Life and Community.